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Home Tours

A New Line of Affordable, Good-Looking Scarves

<b>The fine gents</b> over at Chicago-based label The Tie Bar are no novices when it comes to neckwear. In fact, you could say that they're experts in the field of outfitting the space between your chin and your collarbone. But ties — of both the bow and straight variety, plus the accessories that go with …

Clothing

A Reminder: The Wool Blazer is Your Friend

<b>Today marks the beginning</b> of a much-beloved season. No, we're not talking about meteorology here. Now that October is officially behind us, we stare straight ahead into the abyss that is holiday season.<p>And what does that mean for you? It means you've got to start making the rounds at parties of the …

Men's Fashion

Library and Learning Center by Zaha Hadid

Vienna University of Economics and Business recently expanded with the opening of the Zaha Hadid-designed Library and Learning Center. The building …

The Minimalist – Architecture Photography by Christopher Domakis

Minimalist Architectural Photography.<p>‘The Minimalist’ is the name of this photo series by German photographer Christopher Domakis. The series shows …

Architecture

Beautiful Houses: House G

This week we will show you a beautiful contemporary conversion of an old barn in Geldermalsen, The Netherlands, a project by Maxwan Architects. Wow, …

Akademika Brand Identity by Mission Design

Akademika Branding.<p>The Oslo, Norway based branding specialists of Mission Design have developed the new brand identity for Akademika, the leading …

Graphic Design

Strange Cartoon Character Drawings by Pez Artwork

Character Drawings.<p>This is a series of creepy pencil on paper drawings by Pez Artwork, an artist, illustrator, and freelance graphic designer based …

Drawing

Articles about color story 10 ways design black on Dwell.com - Dwell

Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors.<p>Color has a unique way of transforming a space when used creatively to draw attention or capture a mood.<p>If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Print quarterly, website, and online marketplace …

Art Deco

The Bizarre Street Art of Daan Botlek | Colossal

<p>Street artist and illustrator Daan Botlek is based in Rotterdam, Netherlands and is known for his strange form of character-driven street art. His …

The No-Quit Cool of the Cartier Tank

<i>From the November 2013 issue</i><p><b>In the arsenal of timeless watches,</b> the Cartier Tank, first designed by Louis Cartier in 1917, remains a reliable weapon of mass impression. The latest iteration is given a squatter, more square case than the elongated version of its predecessors, occupying a confident …

Ralph Lauren

This Video Will Actually Give You Mild Hallucinations

Remember those magic-eye tests? Or those optical illusions that just don't quite seem to work? Well here's a trippy little video created by the team …

Spring Racing Carnival Men's Fashion Guide 2017

<i>This feature has been produced in partnership with Calibre Clothing</i><p>You’ve got your squad, your girl (or guy) and few weeks wages in cold, hard cash …

Halloween Garb: Gotham Heist

What doesn't kill you, only makes you... handsomer.<p>Woolrich Printed Melange Bruce Shirt ($165). Gant Overdyed Seersucker Blazer ($260). Gant The MB …

Horween Leather Nyc Nato Watch Straps

Our friends over at Worn & Wound have added a new line to their stylish watch straps. The American-made Horween Leather NYC NATO watch straps are a …

Complex "Duality" Paintings Portray Layers of Human Figures

Newcastle-based artist Tom French creates complex artwork filled with surprises, dripping black oils down the surface of his canvas to produce the loose splashes, splatters, and brush strokes that blend reality with the abstract. From a distance, the paintings are nothing more than fragmented …

Art

Minimalist Movie Poster Illustrations by Alizée Lafon

Movies Hipster Kits.<p>Alizée Lafon is a French filmmaker, graphic designer and illustrator based in Paris. Her passion for movies and iconic shows get …

Graphic Design

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Home Tours

Handmade Lego Inspired Wooden Art Toys by Thibaut Malet

Wooden Art Toys<p>Thibaut MALET is a French interior and furniture designer currently based in Montreal QC, Canada. He created a series of handmade …

Semet Brand Identity by Mohd Almousa

Semet Interactive – Identity.<p>Nice use of colors, beautiful graphic shapes, and a modern logotype – these are just some matching characteristics of …

Graphic Design

Wear This, Drink That: Ovadia & Sons Crewneck Sweater and Brooklyn Oktoberfest

<b>As kids,</b> Brooklyn-bred twins Shimon and Ariel Ovadia sharpened their shears at the family's children's wear business; they launched their own label, Ovadia and Sons, in 2010. This refined black lambswool crewneck sweater is an excellent example of the kind of elegant yet wearable duds that have …

Wearable Tech

The Big Black Book Fall Preview: The Essentials

<b>Gentlemen:</b> Allow us to introduce your building blocks for a more stylish and successful fall and winter — of the moment, made to last, and loaded with luxury, integrity, and value. Enjoy responsibly. (Or, you know, let 'er rip. Up to you.) See them all in the slideshow.<p><b>The Story Behind a Piombo</b> …

Men's Fashion

Grungy Gentleman Launches an Online Store

<b>When Grungy Gentleman</b> first hit the scene back in 2010, during the earlier moments of the #menswear movement, it was your standard-issue fashion blog chronicling style through founder and editor-in-chief Jace Lipstein's eye. Fast-forward three years and the online journal has now evolved into a …

eCommerce

Two Men in Their Office: Marcus Wainwright and David Neville of Rag & Bone

<b>Marcus Wainwright and David Neville, the British designers behind the New York City-based label Rag & Bone</b>, toil side-by-side at two identical desks they've been working at since they discovered them at their first office space. Their current location, an elevated loft in an unassuming building on …

Rag & Bone

11 Jean Jackets to Wear With Everything in Your Wardrobe

Layer up.<p>By now, you're probably aware of the fact that a good denim jacket is an essential for any man's wardrobe. It can be worn as a layering piece or on its own. You can dress it up or dress it down. Basically, it goes with pretty much everything in your closet. And the best part is, there's …

Clothing

The Coolest Sunglasses to Wear All Summer Long

It's bright out there.<p>Believe it or not, summer is just around the corner. Which means that you're going to need a great pair of sunglasses to keep all that sunshine from wreaking havoc on your eyes. Plus, the right shades just make you look cooler. From aviators to something a little more …

Men's Fashion

Something to Consider This Fall: Sweatpants

<b>How casual is too casual?</b> It's a reasonable enquiry — one that used to be cut-and-dried. But sartorial rules have loosened over time, and we noticed something during New York Fashion Week that called that very question to task: sweatpants. Lots of them. Everywhere, really. And these weren't just …

Fashion Week